High and Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the Economy

by Richard Damania, Morgan Bazilian, Stephane Dahan et al.
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank, 2016

69 pp. 15.6 MB
https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/23665/K8517.pdf?
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A new World Bank reports finds that water scarcity, exacerbated by climate change, could hinder economic growth, spur migration, and spark conflict. However, most countries can neutralize the adverse impacts of water scarcity by taking action to allocate and use water resources more efficiently.

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